Sep 14

Aromatherapy: How a Scented Candle Could Help You

The world is full of people diagnosed with depression, insomnia, migraines, and stress related disorders. For years experts have recommended Aromatherapy to aid these disorders. History has it dated back to as early as 1500 B.C. in ancient China. It has also been linked back to the Egyptians, Romans, Greeks and many other cultures throughout history. But everyone experiences days of feeling depressed, suffering from headaches, insomnia, and trouble concentrating. What’s a person to do on one of these days?

Have you considered Aromatherapy? You could go and have a massage with these aromatic essential oils, add these oils to a bath, or even see an Aromatherapist. Did you know it can be as easy as lighting a scented candle? It’s true! You can benefit physically and emotionally by lighting a candle. There are many scents that trigger your brain and elicit many reactions both physically and emotionally. Are you feeling depressed, stressed, can’t sleep, or having a hard time concentrating? Here you will find out what scents can help you.

Lavender is a very popular scent known to help ease depression and tension. It will also relax and calm you to help you sleep. Jasmine and Rose are romantic scents known to calm nerves. It can also help feelings of depression. These scents have often been used as aphrodisiacs. Chamomile is good for releasing stress and insomnia. Ylang-Ylang is a sweet flower. Its scent is good for tension and depression. Some experts claim it also has aphrodisiac properties. Sandalwood has been used as an aphrodisiac also. Some say this scent has a way of centering your mind, body, and spirit. It is also good for depression and insomnia.

Vanilla is good for stress and helps calm you. Lemon will help your concentration, relieve mental fatigue, and ease stress. Some different fruit scents can help with concentration too, like Mango and Apple. Ginger is used to help you relax. Grapefruit is uplifting. It will ease anger and stress and leave you feeling refreshed.  Peppermint helps your concentration. It relieves stress and mental fatigue. Peppermint has also been known to help relieve headaches.

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